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Investigation of geographical dependence of road traffic casualties in highly deprived areas of Greater Manchester

Rana, S.; (2006) Investigation of geographical dependence of road traffic casualties in highly deprived areas of Greater Manchester. Presented at: Centre for Transport Studies Seminar Series, London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

It is generally accepted that residents of deprived areas suffer more from road traffic accidents. In the Neighbourhood Road Safety Initiative (NRSI) project at UCL, we have been investigating the relationship between road traffic casualties in some deprived areas (mostly located in the north-west and north-east of England) and various socio-economic indicators such as Index of Multiple Deprivation and ethnicity. The talk essentially presents the progress in the project achieved in the last year. In particular, the talk will show the work done on evaluating the uncertainties in STATS19 data and thematic mapping showing the strong relationship between various casualty types and socio-economic indicators.

Type:Conference item (Presentation)
Title:Investigation of geographical dependence of road traffic casualties in highly deprived areas of Greater Manchester
Event:Centre for Transport Studies Seminar Series
Location:London, UK
Dates:22 Feb 2006
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Language:English
Additional information:Presentation given as part of the Centre for Transport Studies Seminar Series.
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

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